The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Architect
Rank 877 869 893
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Architect 3 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.009% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.010% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £69,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £69,000 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cyber Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cyber Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect within the UK.

Cyber Security Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Cyber Security Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 3 £69,000 -13.75%
London - 2 £85,000 -
Berkshire +8 1 £69,000 -
Reading +4 1 £69,000 -
South East -15 1 £69,000 -13.75%
Bracknell - 1 £69,000 -
Newbury - 1 £69,000 -

Cyber Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Architect in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) SABSA
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) CESG
4 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Cyber Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSD
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) WSDL
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (85.71%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) SABSA
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) QA